Date: Wed, 9th – Wed, 16th Dec 2015
Duration: 8 days
Category: Arts / Culture / Theatre
Admission: To be announced
DIFF is one of the most prominent and spectacular events on the Dubai events calendar. It is a celebration of Arab and international cinema and filmmakers appealing film lovers from around the world to Dubai from Hollywood, Bollywood and beyond.
DIFF’s 2014 which was the 11th edition saw Emily Blunt among other famous Hollywood stars along with actors and celebrities from film industry around the world. The event regularly plays host to the who’s who of regional and international cinema.
The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has the founding sponsors Dubai Duty Free, Emirates Airline and Madinat Jumeirah, the Arabian Resort of Dubai have once again come together to endorse their support for the DIFF. Now in its second decade, DIFF is a internationally acknowledged event celebrating filmmakers from around the world and showcasing the year’s strongest contributions in film from big budget Hollywood films, a diverse selection of Arab cinema, independent films and front-runners for the coming awards season.
Running from December 9-16th, the annual festival is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Talking about the continued support for the Festival and culture in the region, Chairman of The Dubai International Film Festival, Abdulhamid Juma, said: “Our Principal sponsors Dubai Duty Free, Emirates Airline and Madinat Jumeirah have been with us since the beginning. There unwavering critical support has
enabled us to enhance the Festival experience for filmmakers, the community and the industry. We are delighted to have the renewed support of these industry leaders so committed to developing Arab talent and delivering a world-class, entertaining, educational and cultural event for the city to be proud of.”
Announcing commitment to DIFF, Colm McLoughlin – Executive Chairman of Dubai Duty Free, stated: “It is to the credit of the Chairman and his team at DIFF that this festival continues to attract such a high caliber of international and regional films, many of which have gone on to win several awards. DIFF has helped position Dubai as a leading centre for culture and excellence and I am delighted that Dubai Duty Free, through our sponsorship, continues to be part of that success story.”
Right from its inception in 2004, the Festival has been serving as an influential platform for Arab filmmakers and talent at an international level by leading the cinema movement in the region.
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